Position/s

Development Engineer (Biomechanics)
School of Computer Science, Engineering and Mathematics

Biography

Richard has extensive design and manufacture experience in specialized and prototype equipment across the medical, automotive, agriculture and assembly industries. He has co authored 16 publications on a wide range of bio-mechanical topics with a research interest in orthopaedics specifically implant design.

Qualifications

Diploma Mechanical Engineering
Trade - Toolmaker

Honours, awards and grants

Costi JJ, Heinze K, Lawless IM, Stanley RM, Freeman BJC. Doe's combined compression, flexion and axial rotation place the disc at risk of posterolateral herniation? Measurement of 3D lumbar intervertebral disc internal strains during repetitive loading. Rob Johnston Award - Best Paper Award. 24th Annual Scientific MEeting of the Spine Society of Australia, Perth, Australia, April 2013
Costi JJ, Cazzolato BS, Stanley RM, Ding B. Six degree of freedom hexapod robot for biomechanical research. Finalist - National Engineering Excellence Awards, Engineers Australia, Canberra, 2012
Costi JJ, Cazzolato BS, Stanley RM, Ding B. Six degree of freedom hexapod robot for biomechanical research. Malcolm Kinnaird Engineering Excellence Award, Engineers Australia, South Australia Division, 2012

Key responsibilities

  • Provide broad support in mechanical design, manufacturing services and research support to the teaching and research activities across the School of Computer Science, Engineering and Mathematics.
  • Provide broad support to: Medical Device Research Institute (MDRI) and Medical Devices Partnering Program (MDPP).
  • WHS representitive, Deputy Chief Warden and First Aid Officer for the School of Computer Science, Engineering and Mathematics.

Research expertise

  • Biomedical engineering
  • Design practice and management
  • Materials engineering
  • Mechanical engineering

Research interests

Richard has research interests in the stucture of the body namely bones and joints with a keep interest in implants and medical devices.

Publications

  • Costi, J.J., Gardner-Morse, M., Iatridis, J.C., Stokes, I.A. and Stanley, R.M. (2008). Intervertebral Disc Swelling Forces Increase with Decreasing Osmolarity. In Proceedings of the 14th Annual Meeting of the Australian and New Zealand Orthopaedic Research Society (ANZORS) 14th Annual Meeting of the Australian and New Zealand Orthopaedic Research Society (ANZORS)
  • Costi, J.J., Stanley, R.M., Smith, L.J., Tettis, H., Tsangari, H., Hearn, T.C., et al. (2008). The effect of intervertebral disc degeneration on vertebral cortical strains and disc mechanical properties. In Proceedings of the 19th Annual Scientific Meeting of the Spine Society of Australia. 19th Annual Scientific Meeting of the Spine Society of Australia.
  • Costi, J.J., Stanley, R.M., Smith, L.J., Tettis, H., Tsangari, H., Hearn, T.C., et al. (2008). The effect of intervertebral disc degeneration on vertebral cortical strains and disc mechanical properties. In Proceedings of the 35th Annual Meeting of the International Society for Study of the Lumbar Spine (ISSLS) 35th Annual Meeting of the International Society for Study of the Lumbar Spine (ISSLS)
  • Costi, J.J., Stanley, R.M., Smith, L.J., Tettis, H., Tsangari, H., Hearn, T.C., et al. (2008). The effect of intervertebral disc degeneration on vertebral cortical strains and disc mechanical properties. In Transactions of the 54th Annual Meeting of the Orthopaedic Research Society. Rosemont, IL, USA: Orthopaedic Research Society. 54th Annual Meeting of the Orthopaedic Research Society. San Francisco, CA, USA. Mar 2008, pp. 1439-1439.
  • Costi, J.J., Stanley, R.M., Smith, L.J., Tettis, H., Tsangari, H., Hearn, T.C., et al. (2008). The effects of lumbar motion segment degeneration on strain magnitudes at the vertebral cortices during compression, bending and torsion. In Proceedings of the 14th Annual Meeting of the Australian and New Zealand Orthopaedic Research Society (ANZORS) 14th Annual Meeting of the Australian and New Zealand Orthopaedic Research Society (ANZORS)
  • Costi, J.J., Stanley, R.M., Tettis, H. and Fazzalari, N. (2008). Human versus sheep intervertebral disc mechanical and vertebral cortical bone strain properties. In Proceedings of the 14th Annual Meeting of the Australian and New Zealand Orthopaedic Research Society (ANZORS) 14th Annual Meeting of the Australian and New Zealand Orthopaedic Research Society (ANZORS)
  • Costi, J.J., Tettis, H., Stanley, R.M., Hearn, T.C. and Fazzalari, N. (2005). IN-VITRO MEASUREMENT OF SPINE SEGMENT STIFFNESS AND PRESSURE DISTRIBUTION IN A HYDRATED, UNIFORM LOADING ENVIRONMENT: A PILOT STUDY ' PART 2 EFFECT OF ANNULAR DISC INJURY. In Proceedings of the 16th Annual Scientific Meeting of the Spine Society of Australia. 16th Annual Scientific Meeting of the Spine Society of Australia.
  • Costi, J.J., Tettis, H., Stanley, R.M., Hearn, T.C. and Fazzalari, N. (2005). IN-VITRO MEASUREMENT OF SPINE SEGMENT STIFFNESS, CORTICAL STRAIN AND PRESSURE DISTRIBUTION IN A HYDRATED, UNIFORM LOADING ENVIRONMENT: A PILOT STUDY ' PART 1 EFFECT OF SEQUENTIAL VERTEBRAL BONE REMOVAL. In Proceedings of the 16th Annual Scientific Meeting of the Spine Society of Australia. 16th Annual Scientific Meeting of the Spine Society of Australia.
  • Tettis, H., Costi, J.J., Stanley, R.M., Fazzalari, N. and Hearn, T.C. (2005). A TOOL FOR DYNAMIC PRESSURE DISTRIBUTION ANALYSIS IN EXPLANTED TISSUES: A PILOT STUDY. In Proceedings of the 16th Annual Scientific Meeting of the Spine Society of Australia. 16th Annual Scientific Meeting of the Spine Society of Australia.
  • Costi, J.J., Tettis, H., Stanley, R.M., Hearn, T.C. and Fazzalari, N. (2005). Validation of a method and tool for measuring in-vitro spine segment stiffness, cortical strain and pressure distribution in a hydrated, uniform loading environment: A pilot study. In Proceedings of the 15th Annual Meeting of the European Orthopaedic Research Society (EORS) 15th European Orthopaedic Research Society (EORS) Lisbon, Portugal.
  • Costi, J.J., Tettis, H., Stanley, R.M., Hearn, T.C. and Fazzalari, N. (2005). VALIDATION OF A METHOD TO MEASURE IN-VITRO SPINE SEGMENT STIFFNESS, CORTICAL STRAIN AND PRESSURE DISTRIBUTION IN A HYDRATED, UNIFORM LOADING ENVIRONMENT. In Proceedings of the 16th Annual Scientific Meeting of the Spine Society of Australia. 16th Annual Scientific Meeting of the Spine Society of Australia.
  • Maharjan, R., Costi, J.J., Stanley, R.M., Dermis, D., Martin, D.K. and Field, J.R. (2003). A study of strand tension during anterior cruciate ligament reconstruction using quadrupled hamstring tendon. In Proceedings of the 9th Annual Meeting of the Australian and New Zealand Orthopaedic Research Society (ANZORS) 9th Annual Meeting of the Australian and New Zealand Orthopaedic Research Society (ANZORS)
  • Andrade, A.J., Costi, J.J., Stock, D., Stanley, R.M., Hearn, T.C. and Spriggins, A. (2002). The In-Vivo Intraoperative Biomechanical Properties of ACL Grafts. In Proceedings of the 10th Congress of the European Society of Sports traumatology Knee surgery and Arthroscopy (ESSKA) 10th Congress of the European Society of Sports traumatology Knee surgery and Arthroscopy (ESSKA)
  • Hearn, T.C., Graham, J.R., Anderson, A., Stewein, J., Costi, J., Stanley, R.M., et al. (2001). Computer algorithm for the monitoring of implant migration: calibration results from the femoral component in total hip arthroplasty. In ANZ Orthopaedic Research Society Proceedings. ANZ Orthopaedic Research Society Conference. Sydney, NSW. Jan 2001.
  • Andrade, A.J., Stock, D., Costi, J.J., Stanley, R.M., Kelly, N., Hearn, T.C., et al. (2001). The in vivo intraoperative biomechanical properties of ACL grafts. In Jegan Krishnan, ed. Journal of bone and joint surgery. Asia Pacific Orthopaedic Association Conference. Adelaide, SA. Apr 2001, pp. 258-258.
  • Hearn, T.C., Graham, J.R., Anderson, A., Stewien, J., Costi, J.J., Stanley, R.M., et al. (2001). Computerised monitoring of implant migration. In Proceedings of the 13th Trigennial Congress of the Asian Pacific Orthopaedics Association. 13th Trigennial Congress of the Asian Pacific Orthopaedics. Adelaide, SA. Jan 2001, pp. 121-121.
  • Ding, B., Cazzolato, B., Grainger, S., Stanley, R. and Costi, J.J. (2013). Active preload control of a redundantly actuated Stewart platform for backlash prevention. In Proceedings of ICRA '13. Piscataway, USA: IEEE. 2013 IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Automation. Karlsruhe, Germany. May 2013, pp. 1908-1915.
    [10.1109/ICRA.2013.6630830]
  • Ding, B., Stanley, R., Cazzolato, B. and Costi, J.J. (2011). Real-time FPGA control of a hexapod robot for 6-DOF biomechanical testing. In Proceedings of IECON 2011. Online: IEEE. IECON 2011 - 37th Annual Conference on IEEE Industrial Electronics Society. Melbourne, VIC. Nov 2011, pp. 252-257.
  • Costi, J.J., Stanley, R., Ding, B. and Solomon, L. (2014). Assessment of the initial viscoelastic properties of a critical segmental long bone defect reconstructed with impaction bone grafting and intramedullary nailing. Medical Engineering and Physics, 36(1) pp. 39-48.
    [10.1016/j.medengphy.2013.09.003]
  • Ding, B., Cazzolato, B., Stanley, R., Grainger, S. and Costi, J.J. (2014). Stiffness analysis and control of a Stewart platform-based manipulator with decoupled sensor-actuator locations for ultra-high accuracy positioning under large external loads. Journal of Dynamic Systems, Measurement and Control, In-Press
  • Fraysse, F., Costi, J.J., Stanley, R., Ding, B., McGuire, D., Eng, K., et al. (2014). A novel method to replicate the kinematics of the carpus using a six degree-of-freedom robot. Journal of Biomechanics, pp. 1091-1098.
    [10.1016/j.jbiomech.2013.12.033]
  • Costi, J.J., Edmonds-Wilson, R., Howie, D., Stamenkov, R., Field, J.R., Stanley, R., et al. (2013). Stem micromotion after femoral impaction grafting using irradiated allograft bone: A time zero in vitro study. Clinical Biomechanics, 28(7) pp. 770-776.
    [10.1016/j.clinbiomech.2013.07.003]
  • Field, J.R., Mcgee, M., Stanley, R.M., Ruthenbeck, G.S., Papadimitrakis, T., Zannettino, A., et al. (2011). The efficacy of allogeneic mesenchymal precursor cells for the repair of an ovine tibial segmental defect. Veterinary and Comparative Orthopaedics and Traumatology, 24(2) pp. 113-121.
    [10.3415/VCOT-10-03-0046] [Scopus]
  • Maharjan, R., Costi, J.J., Stanley, R.M., Martin, D.K., Hearn, T.C. and Field, J.R. (2011). The impact of tensioning device mal-positioning on strand tension during anterior cruciate ligament reconstruction. Journal of Orthopaedic Surgery and Research, 6(1) pp. 33.
    [10.1186/1749-799X-6-33] [Scopus]
  • Roy, S., Fernhout, M., Stanley, R.M., McGee, M.A., Carbone, T., Field, J.R., et al. (2010). Tibial Interference Screw Fixation in Anterior Cruciate Ligament Reconstruction With and Without Autograft Bone Augmentation. Arthroscopy-The Journal of Arthroscopic and Related Surgery, 26(7) pp. 949-956.
    [10.1016/j.arthro.2009.12.010] [10.1016/j.arthro.2009.12.010] [Scopus]
  • Field, J.R., Stanley, R.M., Appleyard, R., Mcgee, M., Callary, S. and Nilsson, K. (2009). An evaluation of prosthetic femoral head impact on acetabular articular cartilage in a hemiarthroplasty model. Veterinary and Comparative Orthopaedics and Traumatology, 22(2) pp. 142-147.
    [10.3415/VCOT-08-02-0020] [10.3415/VCOT-08-02-0020] [Scopus]
  • John, A., Stanley, R.M., Nilssen, K. and Field, J.R. (2007). Augmentation of Tibial Fixation of Soft-Tissue Grafts in Anterior Cruciate Ligament Reconstruction. Arthroscopy-The Journal of Arthroscopic and Related Surgery, 23(11) pp. 1193-1197.
    [10.1016/j.arthro.2007.06.015] [10.1016/j.arthro.2007.06.015] [Scopus]
  • Mann, C.J., Costi, J.J., Stanley, R.M. and Dobson, P.J. (2005). The effect of screw taper on interference fit during load to failure at the soft tissue/bone interface. Knee, 12(5) pp. 370-376.
    [10.1016/j.knee.2004.12.007] [10.1016/j.knee.2004.12.007] [Scopus]
  • Field, J.R. and Stanley, R.M. (2004). Suture characteristics following incubation in synovial fluid of phosphate buffered saline. Injury, 35(3) pp. 243-248.
    [10.1016/S0020-1383(03)00089-5] [Scopus]
  • Field, J.R., Edmonds-Wilson, R.H. and Stanley, R.M. (2004). An evaluation of interface contact profiles in two low contact bone plates. Injury, 35(6) pp. 551-556.
    [10.1016/S0020-1383(03)00215-8] [10.1016/S0020-1383(03)00215-8] [Scopus]
  • Jayamoorthy, T., Field, J.R., Costi, J.J., Martin, D.K., Stanley, R.M. and Hearn, T.C. (2004). Biceps tenodesis: a biomechanical study of fixation methods. Journal of Shoulder and Elbow Surgery, 13(2) pp. 160-164.
    [10.1016/j.jse.2003.12.001] [10.1016/j.jse.2003.12.001] [Scopus]
  • Costi, J.J., Stanley, R., Ding, B. and Solomon, L. (2014). Assessment of the initial viscoelastic properties of a critical segmental long bone defect reconstructed with impaction bone grafting and intramedullary nailing. Medical Engineering and Physics, 36(1) pp. 39-48.
    [10.1016/j.medengphy.2013.09.003]
  • Ding, B., Cazzolato, B., Stanley, R., Grainger, S. and Costi, J.J. (2014). Stiffness analysis and control of a Stewart platform-based manipulator with decoupled sensor-actuator locations for ultra-high accuracy positioning under large external loads. Journal of Dynamic Systems, Measurement and Control, In-Press
  • Fraysse, F., Costi, J.J., Stanley, R., Ding, B., McGuire, D., Eng, K., et al. (2014). A novel method to replicate the kinematics of the carpus using a six degree-of-freedom robot. Journal of Biomechanics, pp. 1091-1098.
    [10.1016/j.jbiomech.2013.12.033]
  • Costi, J.J., Edmonds-Wilson, R., Howie, D., Stamenkov, R., Field, J.R., Stanley, R., et al. (2013). Stem micromotion after femoral impaction grafting using irradiated allograft bone: A time zero in vitro study. Clinical Biomechanics, 28(7) pp. 770-776.
    [10.1016/j.clinbiomech.2013.07.003]
  • Field, J.R., Mcgee, M., Stanley, R.M., Ruthenbeck, G.S., Papadimitrakis, T., Zannettino, A., et al. (2011). The efficacy of allogeneic mesenchymal precursor cells for the repair of an ovine tibial segmental defect. Veterinary and Comparative Orthopaedics and Traumatology, 24(2) pp. 113-121.
    [10.3415/VCOT-10-03-0046] [Scopus]
  • Maharjan, R., Costi, J.J., Stanley, R.M., Martin, D.K., Hearn, T.C. and Field, J.R. (2011). The impact of tensioning device mal-positioning on strand tension during anterior cruciate ligament reconstruction. Journal of Orthopaedic Surgery and Research, 6(1) pp. 33.
    [10.1186/1749-799X-6-33] [Scopus]
  • Roy, S., Fernhout, M., Stanley, R.M., McGee, M.A., Carbone, T., Field, J.R., et al. (2010). Tibial Interference Screw Fixation in Anterior Cruciate Ligament Reconstruction With and Without Autograft Bone Augmentation. Arthroscopy-The Journal of Arthroscopic and Related Surgery, 26(7) pp. 949-956.
    [10.1016/j.arthro.2009.12.010] [10.1016/j.arthro.2009.12.010] [Scopus]
  • Field, J.R., Stanley, R.M., Appleyard, R., Mcgee, M., Callary, S. and Nilsson, K. (2009). An evaluation of prosthetic femoral head impact on acetabular articular cartilage in a hemiarthroplasty model. Veterinary and Comparative Orthopaedics and Traumatology, 22(2) pp. 142-147.
    [10.3415/VCOT-08-02-0020] [10.3415/VCOT-08-02-0020] [Scopus]
  • John, A., Stanley, R.M., Nilssen, K. and Field, J.R. (2007). Augmentation of Tibial Fixation of Soft-Tissue Grafts in Anterior Cruciate Ligament Reconstruction. Arthroscopy-The Journal of Arthroscopic and Related Surgery, 23(11) pp. 1193-1197.
    [10.1016/j.arthro.2007.06.015] [10.1016/j.arthro.2007.06.015] [Scopus]
  • Mann, C.J., Costi, J.J., Stanley, R.M. and Dobson, P.J. (2005). The effect of screw taper on interference fit during load to failure at the soft tissue/bone interface. Knee, 12(5) pp. 370-376.
    [10.1016/j.knee.2004.12.007] [10.1016/j.knee.2004.12.007] [Scopus]

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